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Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'Experiments, by the method of Lorentz, for the further determination the absolute value of the British Association Unit of Resistance, with an appendix on the determination of the pitch of a standard tuning-fork' by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh and Nevil Vincent Sidgwick

Reference number: RR/9/188

Date: 20 February 1883

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Recommended for publication in Philosophical Transactions. It is a 'splendid piece of work' and it should be published 'as soon as possible'.

Subject: Physics

[Published in Philosophical Transactions, 1883].

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RR/9/188
Earliest possible date
20 February 1883
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Letter on paper
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3 pages
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Manuscript

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William Thomson

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William Thomson, Referee's report by William Thomson, Lord Kelvin, on a paper 'Experiments, by the method of Lorentz, for the further determination the absolute value of the British Association Unit of Resistance, with an appendix on the determination of the pitch of a standard tuning-fork' by John William Strutt, Lord Rayleigh and Nevil Vincent Sidgwick, 20 February 1883, RR/9/188, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_9_188/referees-report-by-william-thomson-lord-kelvin-on-a-paper-experiments-by-the-method-of-lorentz-for-the-further-determination-the-absolute-value-of-the-british-association-unit-of-resistance-with-an-appendix-on-the-determination-of-the-pitch-of-a-standard-tuning-fork-by-john-william-strutt-lord-rayleigh-and-nevil-vincent-sidgwick, accessed on 16 April 2024

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